Proud Aramcon Father Sees Rapid Rise for Sons in Art of Muay Thai

Proud Aramcon Father Sees Rapid Rise for Sons in Art of Muay Thai

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Growing up in a home full of sporting spirit, Rafat F. Alsharif’s sons — Khalid, 17-years-old and Ibrahim, 16-years-old — always excelled in competitive sports. Rafat, who works in Aramco Project Management, was pleased when the brothers joined a fitness club in early 2019, to spend quality time with their father.

Back in The Game: Bowling Tourney Returns to Abqaiq

Back in The Game: Bowling Tourney Returns to Abqaiq

BY The Arabian Sun / /

As the years of silence and restrictions caused by the pandemic have come to an end, Abqaiq Community’s bowling alley roars again! The Abqaiq City Bowling Association (ACBA) organized the “Southern Area Oil Operations (SAOO) Vice President’s Cup – Team Invitational” event with a theme: “Bowling for Teamwork” on Aug. 12, 2022.

Nelly Korda Wins Individual Title in Aramco Team Series at Sotogrande

Nelly Korda Wins Individual Title in Aramco Team Series at Sotogrande

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Nelly Korda, the world’s third-ranked female golfer, won the individual title at the Aramco Team Series event at Sotogrande in Spain held on Aug. 18-20. She finished at 13 under par and won $73,955. This is Korda’s second victory with the Ladies European Tour (LET).

Exploring Azerbaijan

Exploring Azerbaijan

BY The Arabian Sun / /

After a four-hour flight, we began our descent over the southeastern peaks of the Caucasus mountain range toward the ancient silk road city of Baku. My family and I had taken a direct flight from Dammam to experience the peaceful Azerbaijani capital on the dry and rocky Absheron peninsula...

Ithraeyat: A Closer Look at the Holy Kaaba Kiswah

Ithraeyat: A Closer Look at the Holy Kaaba Kiswah

BY The Arabian Sun / /

All the way from Germany to Makkah, a heavy 120 kg of pure gold-plated silver arrives annually to make the elaborate cloth of the honorable Kaaba. Known in Arabic as “Kiswah,” this sacred cloth is woven with great devotion and mastery. It has a deep-rooted and majestic history in Saudi Arabia, where it stands as a breathtaking masterpiece ornamented with holy Qur’anic verses inscribed with gold threads; each stitch adding a wonder over a wonder.

Microalgae Converting Solar Energy Into Chemical Energy

Microalgae Converting Solar Energy Into Chemical Energy

BY The Arabian Sun / /

A tiny plant may offer a clue to help solve global challenges. The Green Energy Program (GEP), led by Aramco’s Environmental Protection is a corporate initiative developed to enhance the company’s efforts toward decarbonization, sustainability, and the circular carbon economy.

Aramco Korea and Seoul City Tackle Digital Divide in Education

Aramco Korea and Seoul City Tackle Digital Divide in Education

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco Korea, a fully owned subsidiary of Aramco, last Friday signed an agreement with Seoul Metropolitan Government and the MIDAM Scholarship Foundation (MIDAM) to support the “Seoul Learn X Aramco Coding School,” a computer programming course that teaches coding to underprivileged elementary and middle school students in Seoul.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 18, 2022

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 18, 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

My mother recalls having this dish for breakfast during family day trips, such as to Mazar-i-Sharif (in northern Afghanistan) for the Red Tulip Festival (Guli Surkh), during the spring equinox. It would be made in a beautiful copper karayee, a shallow heavy-based pan used in Afghan cooking.

Aramco Announces Record Second Quarter, Half-year Results

Aramco Announces Record Second Quarter, Half-year Results

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2022, posting a 90% year-on-year (YoY) increase in net income and declaring a dividend of $18.8 billion to be paid in the third quarter.

Our Collaboration to Drive Digital Innovation

Our Collaboration to Drive Digital Innovation

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The modern world is largely driven by data, and the digital infrastructure of organizations can play an important part in the success of their operations. For this reason, it is essential for organizations to have a secure and safe IT infrastructure, in order to protect their data...

Ambassador HRH Princess Reema Bint Bandar Visits Our Detroit Research Center

Ambassador HRH Princess Reema Bint Bandar Visits Our Detroit Research Center

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Researchers at Aramco’s Research & Development (R&D) Center in Detroit were honored to welcome HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for a recent visit where she was able to view first-hand how the company is creating a sustainable future for engines and fuels.

Paying Tribute to Max Steineke’s Drive to Help Discover Ghawar

Paying Tribute to Max Steineke’s Drive to Help Discover Ghawar

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Max Steineke was famously responsible for the injunction to “drill deeper” at Dammam Well-7, where the first commercially viable Saudi Arabian oil was discovered. The real jewel in Saudi Arabia, though, is Ghawar, the world’s largest mega-field. But what exactly was Steineke’s role in Ghawar?

First in-Kingdom Manufactured Onshore Rig Spudded

First in-Kingdom Manufactured Onshore Rig Spudded

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The first onshore rig, manufactured in-Kingdom and delivered by Aramco’s joint venture (JV), the Arabian Rig Manufacturing Company (ARM), has been successfully commissioned and started operations on the first well in Manifa on July 5.

On Top of The World: Young Aramcons Scale New Heights in Africa

On Top of The World: Young Aramcons Scale New Heights in Africa

BY The Arabian Sun / /

A trio of intrepid young Aramcons have conquered Africa’s highest mountain and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. The volcanic Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania stands at a jaw dropping 5,895 meters (19,341 feet).